The retention trust regime was introduced in 2018 to protect contractors and subcontracts. However, in it's first test with Ebert, it has arguably fallen short of that objective. This presentation will consider the operation of the regime, its impact on the construction sector, and the limitations exposed by Ebert. The presentation will be relevant to anyone holding, receiving or certifying the payment of retentions.
Presented by Nick Gillies. Nick is a Partner in Hesketh Henry, a long-standing commercial law firm with a dedicated construction law practice. He has specialist expertise in construction, insurance and dispute resolution. His experience includes all types of building and engineering issues - from time and money claims, to defect disputes, and contract reviews - gained in New Zealand and overseas.
Presented by Nick Gilles, Partner, Hesketh Henry
Concurrent delay is a common but often misunderstood concept in construction. This webinar aims to help attendees identify a true concurrent delay, explain how the law deals with concurrent delays and work through a practical example to illustrate the impact. The webinar will be relevant to anyone dealing with the time and cost consequences of delays to construction projects.
Presented by Peter Degerholm, Calderglen Associates
A new CCA retention regime has been in force for around 4 months. How well is it understood? What are the practical issues?
Presented by Arie Moore, Senior Associate, Kensington Swan
Are you a consultant who carries out quantity surveying work in relation to construction in New Zealand?
If so, it is almost certain that from 1 September 2016 any engagement you have entered into for such services will be covered by the Construction Contracts Act 2002 (CCA). This has far-reaching implication for your rights and obligations.
Presented by Nathanael Sterling, Risk Management, Beca Ltd
This presentation will cover the presenter's experience in the application of safety in design based on the Health & Safety at Work Act on infrastructure and building projects, with specific consideration to relevance for Quantity Surveyors.
Presented by Stewart Ellison, National Account Manager of WorkflowMax - a Xero product
Learn how to:
- Value your work and demonstrate this value to clients
- Understand exactly where your practice makes and loses money
- Boost your practice with the right tools to increase profits
Presented by Ross Meijer, Senior Executive Director Aon New Zealand
Professional Indemnity Insurance is a fact of life for most professionals offering a service. This webinar is a chance to learn about the general concepts and issues around Professional Indemnity Insurance. Ross's presentation will also include recent case studies and help you learn how the policy works.
Presented by Martin Laurs, Occupational Health and Safety Trainer, Business Central Wellington
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 will be enacted on 4th April 2016. Understand the key principles and the process of due diligence as it applies to health and safety.
Presented by Nicky Beechey and Daire Queenan from the Commerce Commission
This webinar covers:
- What is happening in the marketplace
- Unlawful price fixing
- Bid-rigging practices, what you need to know to detect and deter
Presented by Mike Dimond, Ecoglo
Learn how photoluminescent solutions can equate up to 75% savings
Learn about the benefits of photoluminescent solutions versus battery or electrically powered options in emergency and escape path lighting. Benefits that can equal cost savings for your client of up to 75% along with offering a sustainable environmentally friendly solution. Also an update on what you need to know on the requirements under the building code NZBC F8 Signs & NZBC F6 Visibility in Escape Routes – how these signs need to perform in the event of a power failure or emergency situation?
Presented by Tony Shaw, Exactal
Session 1- An Introduction to BIM: The Ideal.
This will be an introduction to BIM for quantity surveyors; both in a general sense and involving CostX.
Session 2-Utilising BIM: The Reality.
This will cover how to get bespoke measurements from the BIM model, in a variety of different ways.
Presented by Dean Hollis, Procurement Manager, Ministry of Education